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in a connecticut courtroom and surveillance video shows jennifer hawke-petit at a local bank taking out $15,000. prosecutors say her family was being held hostage. petit, along with her two daughters were later tortured and killed. yesterday, jurors heard 911 tapes in the deadly home invasion trial, and listen to what the bank manager told operators in a 911 call. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now. who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. if the police were told they'd kill the children and the husband. >> what role does that 911 call play in the trial? >> it's laying out the time line. what's so chilling about that surveillance video of jennifer hawke-petit at the bank withdrawing $15,000, telling the bank teller my family is being held hostage, i'm petrified. they said if we involve the police they're going to kill my husband and kids. less than an hour after this video was taken, jennifer hawke-petit was dead. >> where were police? >> that's a good question. this is 9:17 a.m. 9:21 a.m., three minutes later, the bank manager says i got to go back
of jennifer pettitte going to that bank. this, as her husband, mr. william pettitte, takes the stand today. >> what an emotional day. we'll e go to that in a little bit. >>> we begin with a high-stakes day in politics. jon karl is covering it all. >> reporter: good morning, george. as you said, there's seven primaries today. but the eyes of the political world are all on tiny delaware. it's here that the tea party movement is trying to score its biggest upset yet. meet christine o'donnell, the tea party candidate most feared by the republican establishment. >> there is a tidal wave coming to delaware. and we -- we are riding it. and he is drowning in it. >> reporter: she has twice run for the senate. and twice lost. but this time, she has sarah palin. >> hi. this is governor sarah palin. vote for christine o'donnell for u.s. senate this tuesday. >> reporter: o'donnell is up against one of delaware's most popular political figures, congressman mike castle. republican leaders think he is their only chance of winning joe biden's old senate seat. >> if she were, by some miracle to be our nomin
a big weapons sale soon. the buyer, saudi arabia. national security correspondent jennifer griffin tells us what the u.s. is selling. it would be the largest arms deal in u.s. history. 60 billion dollars in military aircraft to saudi arabia's air force over the next ten years. the pentagon officials say the deal would include 84 f-15 fighter jets. 70 apache helicopters, 72 blackhawks and 60 little birds followed by a 30 billion dollar package to improve saudi's naval defenses. if congress approves the sale. it's designed to send a signal to neighboring iran, whose march toward nuclear weapons is of growing concern to its arab neighbors. >> every message that the u.s. sends is being heard loud and clear in iran and certainly any sign that the u.s. and saudi arabia are deepening their defense relationships, certainly any sign that saudi arabia will have a stronger deterrent force, i think, enters into the calculations of the iraniaeye rain. >> reporter: there could be a political component. boeing argues the sale could support up to 77,000 jobs in 44 states. the u.s. doesn't buy f-15's an
the midterm? >> let's bring in democratic strategist jennifer palmieri and republican strategist. doesn't everybody want a tax cut? you don't want to answer this question. >> no, i do. the polling is interesting on this in that a majority of people don't support extending the bush tax cuts. >> themselves they do. no, they don't. >> 52% of americans say no. i think it is because they think the tax cuts all go to rich people. when you say should you extend them for rich people or extend for only the middle class they pick only the middle class. what is great about what john boehner has done is he has clarified the difference -- >> by saying he would sign that bill. let me try something by you. if nothing happens, we all know everybody's taxes go up in january. who wins then? if everybody walks to the voting booth and nothing has been done and everybody's taxes go up in january, who wins then? >> it is not going to happen in a vacuum. there will be a floor fight. if they can't get a bill passed the democrats will say this is what the election is about. making this decision. >> won't people
correspondent, jennifer griffin has more. >> reporter: soldiers called it the most dangerous place in the world, the war documentary, restrepo illustrated how dangerous it was in the valley. a lot of men became heros out there. just one was chosen for the medal of choohonor, the first recipient of the nation's highest medal of valor, salvatore guinta assigned to the 173rd air borne brigade told us about what he remembered of october 25, 2007 when he rescued two soldiers while taking heavy enemy fire. >> we walked into an l-shaped ambush and you could see the muzzle flashes, from bullets leaving the enemy's guns that weren't too far away. everyone was at risk. sometimes they whistled and sometimes they cracked and there is a close you got hit but not hurt close and the close where it snaps by your head but you are not hit and the whiz, that is a little bit further away than the crack. >> reporter: he saw sergeant josh brennan being hauled away by the taliban. >> we may never have gotten my son's body back and he saw they were carrying him into the woods, and, they were -- he was captured by the
not remember events correctly and miscommunicated others. jennifer duffy says this about o'donnell's problems. >> the tea party came out of nowhere and there is no organization and no hierarchy, so they are backing candidates that they never vetted. >> reporter: but what about any lasting damage? i asked cn senior political editor mark preston. do these problems hurt them at the polls right now? >> look at each race separately. in illinois, the fact that mark kirk acknowledged the flubs months ago show he has gotten over it and that is a tight race and not hurting him. move up to connecticut the reason that linda mcmahon is moving up on bloomenthal is not because of the vietnam record, but because she is a successful businesswoman. and in delaware, many people don't think she is a good candidate whether she has misstated her history and past. >> reporter: questions about backgrounds are not restricted to candidates themselves. in new york, carl pal dino gubernatorial campaign is dealing with a report in "the new york times" that four of the campaign aides were either accused of financial misc
's bring in jennifer pomery. let me ask you both, doesn't everybody want a tax cut? you don't want to answer the question. >> no, i do. >> the polling is interesting in that the majority of people don't support extending the bush tax cuts. they don't. when you say should we extend the bush tax cuts, 52% of americans say no. i think it's because they think those taxes go to rich people. but then when you say should you extend them for rich people or only the middle class. they pick only the middle class. i think what's great about what john boehner has done is he has clarified the difference. >> try something, if nothing happens, everybody's taxes go up in january, right? who wins then? if we go to the voting booth and everybody's taxes are going up, who wins then? >> it's not going to happen in a vacuum. there will be a debate. if they can be the can't get a bill passed, democrats will say, this is what it's about. >> but won't people blame the democrats because they're in power? >> mr. boehner helped make this case. if you're able to say, i wanted to vote for tax cuts, they wanted
. . he is the lone survivor of the attack. the defense says, yes, my client raped and killed jennifer petitt. the key here is will this deft steven hayes get the death penalty or not? he offered to plead guilty if prosecutors took the death penalty off the table. prosecutors said no, that's how airtight they believe their case is. he and another man allegedly broke into the home three years ago in a suburban upscale neighborhood here in krthd. middle of the night the family was sleeping. tortured them. led them to a bank to take out $15,000. ended up killing them and burned their house down. on the stand today the lone survivor told in his testimony, told the jury the defendant said if he gives them what yo want we won't hurt you. i may have yelled out hey, and then a voice yelled back at him saying don't worry. it's all going to be over in a couple of minutes. in fact, prosecutors have said that that the testimony that the jury will hear, the audience will hear in this case, will rock your inner core because of what this man went through. he said he was tied up by his wrist an inkels
of dr. petit's family, his wife, jennifer and two daughters. >> the families are ready for this process to begin. and our hope is for justice to prevail. >> reporter: petit is supposed to describe for the first time, the home invasion. the sexual assaults. and the fire set to the home. and for the first time, we saw the surveillance image of mrs. petit at the bank. the bank teller that day was among the first to testify. telling the court that mrs. petit's hands were a little shaky. and that the wife said she had to withdraw $15,000 because her family was being held hostage. the bank teller said she alerted the bank manager, who also testified. telling the court that mrs. petit showed pictures of her daughters in her wallet. the court heard the 911 call from the bank manager who described the wife this way. she is petrified. then, dr. petit's neighbor took the stand. he heard someone calling his name. he opened his garage and saw a man lying in the driveway. i did not recognize him at first. his face was banged up. it just didn't look like dr. petit. he testified that inside the home, t
this family, drove jennifer hawk petit to the bank and told her to take out a large sum of money. she went in and did that, the bank tellser is the one who called 911. we expect to get the 911 tape a little bit later. she thought she could pay these would-be killers off. it didn't work. they went back to the house and killed this family, except for dr. petit who was also tortured and burned the house down. once his trial happens, the other suspect will be on trial. prosecutors say they have a mound of evidence and they said that the testimony here is going to rock the inner core of the jury because it was such a brutal attack, richard. >> jeff, we have to think about mr. petit, dr. petit. how is he holding up knowing he lost his wife and two daughters and having to relive all this again. >> i talked to him during jury selection a couple months ago and i said how do you stand there in court. >> jeff rossen live on that story and hope things go well for him in this trial. i'm richard lui in for chris jansing. i'll see you back here at 3:00 eastern when the u.s. about to conduct the biggest a
washington knows best, we can it will what you money you are going to keep and not. >> thank you, jennifer and ryan. a hot hand. >>> up next, what's harry reid doing with the military and his don't ask don't tell policy and he wants a vote. what happens inside the military if they get rid of don't ask and don't tell? we're going to talk about those questions, the politics and reality of getting rid of don't ask don't tell and having open service for people, which looks to be the future. the question is when is it coming and how are people going to handle it? this is "hardball," only on msnbc. maybe you want to provide meals for the needy. or maybe you want to help when the unexpected happens. whatever you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer, or donate for the causes you believe in at membersproject.com. take charge of making a difference. [ male announcer ] at ge capital, we're out there every day with clients like jetblue -- financing their fleet, sharing our expertise, and working with people who are changing the face of bus
to burn down the victims' house. jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters were tortured and killed before the fire was set. jurors today heard an expert witness describe photos found in one of the suspect's cell phones taken while the youngest daughter and her mother were sexually assaulted. >>> word tonight from virginia, theresa lewis has been executed. she died by lethal injection. the 41-year-old grandmother was convicted of plotting the 2002 killings of her husband and stepson. asked if she had any last words, lewis said, quote, i just want kathy to know i love her and i'm sorry, referring to kathy cliffton, the daughter of one victim, and the sister of another. her lawyers argue that lewis borderline i.q. allowed her to be manipulated by her co-defendant. >>> today at the u.n., president obama told the general assembly now is the time for israelis and palestinians to work toward a future that includes a palestinian homeland and a secure israel. the president also says the door remains open for talks with iran. however, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad suggested the u.s.
army post in italy with his wife, jennifer, when the call came from washington. >> my heart started racing pretty fast at that time, and then when he said president barack obama, it just started really pounding. >> reporter: he was just 22 years old at the time, during this battle, which abc news cameras captured. it was a fight so intense, an ambush so sudden, that soldiers were lying wounded within seconds. among them, giunta's closest friend, sergeant josh brennan, shot multiple times and cut off from the other soldiers. >> to tell the story about that day hurts me. >> reporter: staff sergeant brett perry back in afghanistan for a second tour was with giunta on that frigid mountain during the battle. >> i can't even begin to describe how intense it was. the most intense whizzes i've ever heard from bullets just going right over us. >> reporter: with two taliban fighters now dragging his friend josh brennan away giunta charged right into the ambush, killing one of the taliban fighters and chasing the other away. giunta pulled his friend brennan to safety. >> sergeant giunta was ju
of illinois. joining me now to talk about this is deputy personal finance editor jennifer merritt. she oversaw the research for the "wall street journal." the bottom line here is for that first job, businesses seem to be preferring not the ivy leagues, but others. these are no slouch schools. this is not like, oh, gosh, let's take second best. those are great schools. why, though, this over the ivy leagues? >> for these entry level jobs people are hoping to grow candidates into the company with. and so one of the reasons is they come very academically prepared. they've all had a major. so they've really got the great, deep skills in a subject. and then because they've got to really fend for themselves at these big schools and take advantage of various resources and network and the wide networks. they're also sort of able to come in, hit the ground running, and that well roundedness. >> ivy league graduates are seen as less -- >> they're less technically prepared in a lot of ways. most ivy league schools don't have majors in a traditional sense, don't have a lot of that bread and butter course
in and around madison heights. >> it says my booty shakes from left to right. >> a cheer jennifer tesh thought was too suggestive for her six-year-old kennedy to chant. >> flabbergasted i guess. 1t. doesn't make any sense, to say a six-year-old should be saying those words is inappropriate. >> she expressed her feelings to the general manager, the coach, and the board, who claimed the cheer had been around for years and the squad had no intentions of squashing it. tesh claims they disapproved so much on tuesday night the board that runs the wolvernies kicked her daughter off the team. >> they said it would be better for everybody involved. it's not better for everybody involved. she's going to be devastated. >> it's a cheer that's gone from the practice field to the radio waves. the coach defend her position. >> i am directly quoteing this lunatic, she said i don't mind the booty shake sog much but it's the backache and the skirt being too tight i don't understand. >> we tried to talk to the name calling coach, but we were confronted by very unhappy pair stkpwhraoepbts we're looking for lisa e
glasses and she would be a dead ringer. oh, my god, no. which one is bridget fonda? which one is jennifer jason lee? i don't know what's going on. >> boy, a lot of material there. >> christine mcdonnell. >> o'donnell -- >> being make en fun of. good morning, welcome to a special edition of "morning joe." we're live at the national mall in front of the capitol building. if you're watching, you probably know what that big thing behind me is. >> it's so great to be here. >> we're not the only ones here. >> no. a lot of folks here today. congress returned to town this week facing daunting decisions and an increasingly restless nation. the big question, can washington pass legislation before the 2010 election that will begin to get america back to work. >> we'll be talking to republicans and democrats to see if they can make progress before what barack obama called the silly season -- >> right, it's back. >> obviously back, in some states more than others. >> oh, now. >> actually there's a little bit of hope for compromise on taxes. yesterday you had the majority leader, steny hoyer, talking a
million. that's how much jennifer lopez will earn next year as an "american idol" judge. congrats to j. lo but you only have a one-year deal. be productive! >> all right, brian. in the meantime in, the past, when you lost your wallet, your biggest concern was canceling your credit cards, right? well, now, the risk is a lot bigger. you can lose your entire identity. our next guest had his identity stolen and he says he can steal yours just by looking at your local grocery store savings card. he is the author of "privacy means profit, prevent identity theft and secure your bottom line." some people stole your identity and charged up $300,000. >> they did, yeah many my business partner used it to commit a whole series of crimes. >> your business partner? >> my business partner. then i was held liable for it. >> that's crazy. >> now, for people who don't have a business partner and n't worry about them, you know, raking them over the coals financially, one of the mistakes is we put way too much on our facebook. if there's some unscrupulous person that wants to steal your identity, it's a j
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